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Financial Advice & Conversation from Member Savings CU Coaches & Friends

4 Great things to do with your tax return!

4 Great things to do with your tax return!

April 8th 2019

It’s that time again – tax season! Are you one of the lucky ones that will be receiving a refund this year? If yes, enjoy getting your hard-earned money back. 

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Fraud Prevention Month –  Debit Card Fraud

Fraud Prevention Month – Debit Card Fraud

March 14th 2019

It’s March and that means it’s Fraud Prevention Month! Not only is this something we should be focusing on for the month of March, but all year round.  

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RRSP Basics

RRSP Basics

February 25th 2019

With the deadline for your 2018 RRSP contribution around the corner (March 1st 2019), this is a great time to remind you of the benefits of contributing money into your RRSP each year! 

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RRSP Focus - Q&A with our Certified Financial Planner

RRSP Focus - Q&A with our Certified Financial Planner

February 7th 2019

We sat down with our Certified Financial Planner to talk about some of the most common questions our members have about RRSPs. 

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How we cut our grocery bill in half!

How we cut our grocery bill in half!

January 28th 2019

After a couple of months of monitoring our spending, we noticed our monthly grocery bill was astronomical...

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Tips to reducing Credit Card Debt

Tips to reducing Credit Card Debt

January 8th 2019

With the holidays over and the credit card bills now rolling in.  It was easy to use our credit cards so freely over the holidays and pretend like we had more money than we actually did.

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What we learned from our renovation project

What we learned from our renovation project

September 27th 2018

This past winter we decided we wanted to take on a new challenge.  Our own renovation project!

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REGISTERED EDUCATION SAVINGS PLAN (RESP)

REGISTERED EDUCATION SAVINGS PLAN (RESP)

September 6th 2018

As thousands of kids head off to college and university these next few weeks, it’s a reminder for parents or grandparents of young children that little ones grow up so fast, and that post-secondary education is not cheap.

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Repost: Advice on how to prep for back to school season

Repost: Advice on how to prep for back to school season

August 27th 2018 - Reposted from August 16th 2017

Sending your child off to university or college will be an emotional event, likely for both of you. You will likely be both ecstatic at the fun times ahead or teary at the end of an era. 

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4 Reasons to break up with your bank

4 Reasons to break up with your bank

August 3rd 2018

If you are like most people, you may be with the same bank you opened your first account with when you were a kid.

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